At the CT 2014 conference this week in Boston, one former CIO told attendees that education is not "about gathering terabytes of data and asking it to tell me the patterns." Instead, he argued for the potential of "small data" to create a personalized learning experiences that cut down on student frustration and confusion.
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A professor of chemistry at Albion College in Michigan has developed a new iOS app to help her students learn about chemical bonding.
Ferrum College has adopted D2L's integrated learning platform, Brightspace, to replace its legacy learning management system.
Chalk & Wire has updated its assessment platform for higher education to work better on mobile devices.
California Southern University, a private institution that offers online degree programs, will be accepting transfer credits from a private company that provides online classes.
Telefonica and Banco Santander have partnered on the worldwide launch of what is being billed as the world's first Spanish-language massive open online course platform, MiriadaX.
New York’s Binghamton University is working with an online education site to make its more than 200 online certificate courses available to students and state residents.
Northwestern University's Family Institute in Illinois is taking its counseling master's program completely online.
Joined by more than 20 member institutions to date, PAR is a growing not-for-profit collaborative venture that pools normalized (and anonymized) data to support research on student success and create predictive models and strategies for intervention. With 1.8 million-plus records in its dataset, PAR is offering its members highly reliable data modeling for student success, as well as a new potential for comparative institutional research.